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Forum: Canada
Jan 30th 2014, 2:48 am
Replies: 17
Views: 6,026
Posted By ninaDGBCA

Re: Canadian Child Benefit for UK Residents

Spot on 4Bells.

TWPs have to have lived and worked in Canada for 18 months and have to have a valid work permit in the 19th month. PRs or citizen can claim straight away. We had to wait the 18...
Nov 29th 2013, 3:28 am
Replies: 88
Views: 3,961
Posted By ninaDGBCA

Re: It's a-snowing in Ottineau

I'm no teen and ain't got a truck. We live between woods and cow fields. Have to drive through woods to get to the house. Have a luge off the deck and a tobogganing hill (and soon skating rink) in...
Nov 29th 2013, 3:04 am
Replies: 88
Views: 3,961
Posted By ninaDGBCA

Re: It's a-snowing in Ottineau

Ah well it drives that's the main thing and I can fit my bunch of kids and dog in.
TBH the only solution to avoid the snow blowing would be a tractor or the humongous car port :lol: I'd prefer the...
Nov 28th 2013, 7:35 pm
Replies: 88
Views: 3,961
Posted By ninaDGBCA

Re: It's a-snowing in Ottineau

I have a house with an oversized double car garage and no clutter but cars and snow blower in but unfortunately they haven't invented the flying car yet and so I have to clear the drive in order to...
Nov 28th 2013, 4:38 am
Replies: 88
Views: 3,961
Posted By ninaDGBCA

Re: It's a-snowing in Ottineau

:eek: amount of snow and irrelevant didn't come to mind when I saw the white mass that covered my drive. ;):lol:
Nov 28th 2013, 3:13 am
Replies: 88
Views: 3,961
Posted By ninaDGBCA

Re: It's a-snowing in Ottineau

$6000 would be a propane self starting etc super generator, like a pool box, and we thought about it. We lose power for shorter periods here and there. Longest was 6h so far. And then the odd longer...
Nov 27th 2013, 10:08 pm
Replies: 88
Views: 3,961
Posted By ninaDGBCA

Re: It's a-snowing in Ottineau

We have to get the generator and the gen link next year. It's bloody expensive. We were thinking of just running a cable to hook the appliances up but realised that the furnace wouldn't be working....
Nov 27th 2013, 10:00 pm
Replies: 88
Views: 3,961
Posted By ninaDGBCA

Re: It's a-snowing in Ottineau

Our 4th winter and the first time we have that much snow that early and just spoke to the neighbours who are Canadian and have been living out here for 30 odd years and she said she can only remember...
Forum: Canada
Nov 27th 2013, 3:54 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,983
Posted By ninaDGBCA

Re: Homesick 9yr old

:goodpost:

Plus it's winter approaching, weather getting worse, less sun.... I think counseling is a good idea or maybe a mum/daughter get away. I wouldn't make a big deal of it but homesickness...
Nov 22nd 2013, 6:56 pm
Replies: 117
Views: 4,705
Posted By ninaDGBCA

Re: religion, what think you

I worked in science until I had the kids and studied science and strongly believe in science and scientific prove of certain things but also that there is more to the story. A bit like "God made the...
Nov 22nd 2013, 5:57 pm
Replies: 117
Views: 4,705
Posted By ninaDGBCA

Re: religion, what think you

No I think it's great that they believe in the big salmon, whether it exists or not who cares. If that makes them happy why not. Maybe we are all wrong and the salmon will be our savior one day ;) My...
Forum: Canada
Nov 22nd 2013, 5:36 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,803
Posted By ninaDGBCA

Re: Bear hunting/ gun licences in Canada

http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/real-or-hoax-new-b-c-sasquatch-videos-garner-1m-views-1.1395469


:rofl:
Forum: Canada
Nov 22nd 2013, 3:19 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,803
Posted By ninaDGBCA

Re: Bear hunting/ gun licences in Canada

bears around here keep themselves to themselves. They are seen regularly but cause no harm as long as you don't get between mother and cup or they are wounded or ill. They are not predators looking...
Nov 22nd 2013, 3:00 pm
Replies: 117
Views: 4,705
Posted By ninaDGBCA

Re: religion, what think you

I agree with you. Religion should be kept out of work and school unless it's a catholic or other religious school or work place. In German public school there is an option of religious education or...
Nov 22nd 2013, 3:47 am
Replies: 56
Views: 3,155
Posted By ninaDGBCA

Re: Where were you when JFK was shot...

Just watched it. Brilliant!

And back to Novo's original question JFK was shot 13 years prior to my birth.
Nov 21st 2013, 8:44 pm
Replies: 117
Views: 4,705
Posted By ninaDGBCA

Re: religion, what think you

:rofl: Surely Mary and Josef would have had mince pies.....Just because it isn't mentioned doesn't mean it doesn't exist ;)

Unfortunately Christmas turned into a media, money making, who gets the...
Nov 21st 2013, 6:45 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,276
Posted By ninaDGBCA

Re: Work permit extension and leaving

Sounds good. Be aware that applications for a change to visitor status online are processed much quicker than those sent via post. So the "postal" one will give you a longer period of implied status...
Nov 21st 2013, 5:17 pm
Replies: 117
Views: 4,705
Posted By ninaDGBCA

Re: religion, what think you

Agreed!

Also there is a difference between Religion and church and some small groups having their own definitions and how to interpret their Religion.

I do believe, I do disagree though with a...
Forum: Canniversary
Nov 21st 2013, 5:02 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,506
Posted By ninaDGBCA

Re: 9 years.

Well done ;) All the best for the next years to come!!!
Forum: Canniversary
Nov 21st 2013, 4:58 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,147
Posted By ninaDGBCA

Re: 5 Years tomorrow

Congratulations on the 5 years. And all the best for your citizenship application!! We can apply in 12 months :) Hope your next 5 are as happy and successful as your first 5.

:thumbsup:
Nov 21st 2013, 2:48 am
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By ninaDGBCA

Re: Now what do we do?

Sorry can't help but wish you both luck and hopefully one of the experts will be on shortly. :fingerscrossed:
Nov 21st 2013, 2:39 am
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By ninaDGBCA

Re: Common-Law or Spousal Sponsorship?

Not much difference really. Common law you have to prove that you've been living together for at least a year for spousal you don't. As you qualify for common law a good while before getting married...
Nov 20th 2013, 6:19 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,135
Posted By ninaDGBCA

Re: updating you all on skilled trade category

The moaning about immigration whether it's CIC or HRSDC making it too difficult and lengthy to immigrate to Canada surprises me. When we were still in England I remember everybody constantly moaning...
Forum: Canada
Nov 20th 2013, 2:08 am
Replies: 19
Views: 17,725
Posted By ninaDGBCA

Re: Baby milk in Canada

It's usually 800g-900g per pack that's why I thought she'd be well in the limits especially being 2 adults (I suppose they'll have the 20kg per person allowance,too) and the kid, which will have it's...
Forum: Canada
Nov 20th 2013, 2:00 am
Replies: 18
Views: 7,296
Posted By ninaDGBCA

Re: Working as a childminder in canada

I agree but it's their way of getting away with "home day care" without license, permit or other restrictions.

Here in Lanark they can have 6 kids including their own as a licensed home day care...
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